Juno Awards 2014: 5 memorable moments

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Event Schedule

March 1-15

  • Dancin' Tones and Buzzin' Bones celebrating the 2014 Junos
  • Location: Manitoba Museum
    Price: Included with admission

    The Explore Science Zone in The Manitoba Museum’s Science Gallery is excited to offer the public a series of activities including Buzzin’ Bones, Straw Oboe, and Surfing on a Sound Wave among others, that explore the scientific principles of vibrations and waves that govern music and instruments.

Saturday, March 22

  • 1:00pm-3:00pm: We Speak Music performance series at The Forks
  • Location: The Forks Market
    Price: Free

    Concert of Manitoba school bands and choirs showcasing Canadian music and featuring compositions by JUNO nominated artists.

Sunday, March 23

  • 2:30pm-4:00pm: All Strings Considered
  • Location: West End Cultural Centre
    Price: Free

    A showcase of Manitoba music education told through stories and performances of various fiddle/violin groups with acclaimed fiddler Patti Lamoureux and Marie-Claude McDonald, JUNO nominee for Children’s Album of the Year.

Monday, March 24 - March 30

  • 9:00am-5:00pm: Juno Photography Exhibition
  • Location: Gurevich Fine Art, 200-62 Albert
    Price: Free

    A stunning retrospective photography exhibition showcasing the past 40+ years of Canadian music and the JUNO Awards. More than 40 photos from the JUNO Awards’ 40th Anniversary book, Music from Fare and Wide, as well as “never before seen” photos taken by Canada’s foremost rock and roll photographers including Barry Roden, Bruce Cole, Grant Martin, Tom Sandler and photographers from iPhoto Inc.

Monday, March 24 - June 1

  • 11:00pm-5:00pm: The Juno Tour of Canadian Art
  • Location: Winnipeg Art Gallery
    Price: Included with admission

    Now in its fourth year, The JUNO Tour of Canadian Art is an exhibit that takes place at a high-profile art gallery in the host city to the JUNO Awards. JUNO Award nominees and /or winners (6-8) select works within a gallery’s Canadian collections that serve as personal or artistic inspiration, their response is video recorded, and displayed in the gallery next to their chosen piece on screen and via a gallery label, as a part of The JUNO Tour of Canadian Art (JTOCA).

Tuesday, March 25

  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: We Speak Music performance series at the Leg
  • Location: Manitoba Legislative Building
    Price: Free

    A noon hour concert of Manitoba school bands and choirs showcasing Canadian music and featuring compositions by JUNO nominated artists.

Wednesday, March 26

  • 8:00pm-11:30pm: Scène Manitobaine
  • Location: Manitoba House, 281 Donald St
    Price: Ticketed

    A Francophone music showcase presented by 100 NONS featuring Franco-Manitoban emerging artists The Justin Lacroix Band, Jocelyne Baribeau, Marijosée, Kasperzik and special guests Les Francossins./Présenté par 100 NONS, mettant en vedette Le Justin Lacroix Band, Marijosée, Jocelyne Baribeau, Kasperzik et artistes invitées Les Francossins. Une soirée qui a comme but de donner une vitrine aux artistes émergents francophones du Manitoba.

Thursday, March 27

  • 11:00am-12:00pm: "Heart of Gold: Manitoba's Vibrant Music History"
  • Location: Manitoba House, 281 Donald St
    Price: Free

    Lecture by Music Historian John Einarson.

  • 11:00am-8:00pm: We Speak Music performance series at the airport
  • Location: James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
    Price: Free

    Live entertainment welcoming JUNO attendees.

  • 7:00pm-9:00pm: Q Live in Winnipeg
  • Location: Burton Cummings Theatre
    Price: $26.25-$36.75 (plus service charges and taxes)

    CBC’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi announced it is returning to Winnipeg, Manitoba for another special live-audience show, on the occasion of the 2014 JUNO Awards. Guests include Randy Bachman of the Guess Who, Chantal Kreviazukand Raine Maida, Tegan & Sara (nominated for four Junos!) and Olympic gold medalists Team Jennifer Jones.

  • 8:00pm: SirusXM Juno Awards Kick-Off
  • Location: Manitoba House, 281 Donald St
    Price: $20.00 (plus service charges and taxes)

    SiriusXM, CARAS and the Winnipeg Host Committee present The New Meanies, Attica Riots and special guests The Trews. Featuring a National Broadcast on SiriusXM Radio. Proceeds will be donated to MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS.

Friday, March 28

  • 11:00am-12:00pm: "Heart of Gold: Manitoba's Vibrant Music History"
  • Location: Manitoba House, 281 Donald St
    Price: Free

    Lecture by Music Historian John Einarson.

  • 11:00am-6:00pm: We Speak Music performance series at the airport
  • Location: James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
    Price: Free

    Live entertainment welcoming JUNO attendees.

  • 7:30pm: Juno Cup
  • Location: MTS Iceplex
    Price: $20.00 (plus service charges and taxes)

    Two of Canada’s favourite pastimes – hockey and music – came together for an all-out clash of the titans during JUNO Cup, a celebrity hockey game in support of MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS. Proceeds benefit MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS.

  • 8:00pm: Manitoba Rocks! With the WSO
  • Location: Centennial Concert Hall
    Price: $27.00+ (plus service charges and taxes)

    Associated JUNOfest Show. Put four of Manitoba’s best bands alongside the forces of the WSO, and you have a whole new experience. Imaginary Cities consists of multi-instrumentalist Rusty Matyas and vocalist Marti Sarbit. JUNO Award-winning Nathan Music Co. harnesses the essence of the Canadian Prairies, capturing the modern, old-fashioned sound of the lonesome, crowded west. JUNO-nominated Royal Canoe comes armed with falsettos, guitars, effects pedals, drums, basses, tambourines, shakers and a six-keyboard super-weapon. The Lytics is a five-man crew whose amalgam of old-school soundscapes and boom-box bangers celebrates, inspires and challenges. In association with JUNOfest Winnipeg. Promotional Partner: Manitoba Music

  • 8:00pm: Tim Hicks & Brett Kissel
  • Location: McPhillips Station Casino
    Price: $35.00 (plus service charges and taxes)

    Two of Canada’s favourite pastimes – hockey and music – came together for an all-out clash of the titans during JUNO Cup, a celebrity hockey game in support of MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS. Proceeds benefit MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS.

  • 9:00pm-2:00am: JunoFest
  • Location: Burton Cummings Theatre, Manitoba House, Whiskey Dix, Exchange Event Centre, The Pyramid Cabaret, The Folk Exchange, The Windsor Hotel, Le Garage Cafe, The Zoo, Ozzy's, Times Changed High & Lonesome Club, The Park Theatre, Union Sound Hall, The Cavern and West End Cultural Centre | Price: $10.00-$20.00

    A two-night music celebration presented by SiriusXM that is part of the 2014 JUNO Awards weekend. Canadian music hits the streets with a multi-venue showcase of over 100 local, regional, and national acts. Nightly line-ups feature three or four acts per venue with established and developing artists sharing the stage. Close to half of the participating line-up will be chosen locally to highlight Manitoba’s rich and diverse music scene, in addition to performances from 2014 JUNO Award nominees and some of Canada’s national touring acts.

Saturday, March 29

  • 9:30am-12:00pm: Junior Junos
  • Location: Manitoba Children's Museum
    Price: $15.00 in advance or $18,00 at the door (plus GST)

    Junior JUNOS – Featuring the 2014 Children’s Album of the Year Nominees.

    Even the smallest music fan will love to walk the red carpet when the Manitoba Children’s Museum hosts the 2014 JUNO Children’s Album of the Year nominee showcase! Catch the top acts of the year perform live in concert, then rock the day away exploring the galleries and building your own instruments.

  • 12:00pm-2:00pm: In Conversation: 2014 Juno Award Nominees for Producer and Engineer of the year
  • Location: Manitoba Music, 376 Donald St
    Price: $25.00

    Canadian producers and engineers share tips and techniques for creating chart-topping tracks and shed light on what they see as the future of recorded music. Panelists include Kevin Churko, Eric Ratz, David Travers-Smith, Brian Howes, Ben Kaplan, Howie Beck, Henry “Cirkut” Walter and John “Beetle” Bailey.

  • 12:00pm-3:00pm: Juno Fan Fare
  • Location: St. Vital Centre
    Price: Free

    One of the most popular events of JUNO week, JUNO Fan Fare, presented by hmv Canada, gives Canadian music fans the opportunity to meet their favourite artists. Much’s Liz Trinnear and Scott Willats will be hosting the event with interviews, autograph sessions, live performances, prize giveaways and much more.

  • 9:00pm-2:00am: JunoFest
  • Location: Burton Cummings Theatre, Manitoba House, Whiskey Dix, Exchange Event Centre, The Pyramid Cabaret, The Folk Exchange, The Windsor Hotel, Le Garage Cafe, The Zoo, Ozzy's, Times Changed High & Lonesome Club, The Park Theatre, Union Sound Hall, The Cavern and West End Cultural Centre| Price: $10.00-$20.00

    A two-night music celebration presented by SiriusXM that is part of the 2014 JUNO Awards weekend. Canadian music hits the streets with a multi-venue showcase of over 100 local, regional, and national acts. Nightly line-ups feature three or four acts per venue with established and developing artists sharing the stage. Close to half of the participating line-up will be chosen locally to highlight Manitoba’s rich and diverse music scene, in addition to performances from 2014 JUNO Award nominees and some of Canada’s national touring acts.

  • 10:00pm-3:00am: Aboriginal Juno Nominee Showcase
  • Location:The Exchange Event Centre

    Presented by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) and Native Communications Inc. (NCI FM).

Sunday, March 30

  • 12:00pm-2:00pm: Juno Songwriters' Circle
  • Location: Burton Cummings Theatre
    Price: $25.95-$39.95 (plus service charges and taxes)

    JUNO Songwriters’ Circle presented by SOCAN, in association with Manitoba Film & Music and The Asper Foundation. JUNO Songwriters’ Circle brings together some of todays’ most talented Canadian singer-songwriters, sharing songs and stories on stage. Host Randy Bachman will lead the discussion, perform some of his hit songs and get up-close with audiences in this truly unique setting and not-to-be-missed event.

  • 7:00pm: The Juno Awards Broadcast
  • Location: MTS Centre
    Price: $39.00-$189.00 (plus service charges and taxes)

    Watch in person as the awards are presented!

  • 10:00pm: Juno Awards After-Party
  • Location: Manitoba House, 281 Donald St
    Price: $20.00 (plus service charges and taxes)

Win tickets to see Q and a meet and greet with Jian Ghomeshi

Jian Ghomeshi, host of CBC Radio One’s Q is returning to the heart of the continent to host a special live-audience show, on the occasion of the 2014 JUNO Awards.

CBC Radio One's Information Radio wants to give you a chance to meet Jian and win tickets to the live audience taping of Q. Listen to Information Radio weekday mornings to see if you can correctly identify the JUNO artist of the day.

Listen to Information Radio weekday mornings to see if you can identify the JUNO artist of the day.

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Live performances on CBC Radio

Thursday, March 27th

Matt Dusk
Vocal Jazz Album of the Year nominee performs on Information Radio
Brett Kissel
Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year nominee performs on Radio Noon

Friday, March 28th

Tim Hicks
Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year nominee performs on Radio Noon
Ron Sexsmith
Songwriter of the Year and Adult Alternative Album of the Year performs between 3:00-3:30 on Up to Speed
SHAD
Rap Recording of the Year nominee performs between 3:30-4:00 on Up to Speed
Adonis Puente
World Music Album of The Year nominee performs between 4:00-4:30 on Up to Speed
Matt Mays
Rock album of The Year nominee performs between 4:30-5:00 on Up to Speed
Isabel Bayrakdarian
Classical Album of The Year Vocal Performance nominee performs between 5:00-5:30 on Up to Speed